There’s room for more than one counseling solution. First, some numbers: 1-to-464 — the average school counselor-to-student ratio in the United States. 20 percent — the percentage of their time at work that more than half of high-school counseling departments report spending on college-related counseling. 1-to-1,000 — the typical adviser-to-student ratio at community colleges in […]
Lori Chajet is co-director of College Access: Research and Action.